Centre for Road Safety

[A man waits at night on the side of a road and checks his mobile. The text message on his mobile reads, "Where are you guys?" A car pulls up beside the waiting man.]

Driver: Mate, come on, let's go. Sorry I'm late.

Man: What happened?

[The waiting man gets into the car.]

Driver: Just got held up at work, man, as per usual. It's alright, though, we've still got ten minutes till kick-off. So how are you anyway, man? You pumped for the game?

Man: Yeah.

Driver: This is it. This is the big one.

[The car travels fast down a well-lit road with lots of cars parked near the kerb. The driver checks his watch. The dashboard shows the engine revs are very high, near the top of the red line zone. The engine can be hard revving loudly above the sound of music playing in the car.]

[Two option boxes appear on the screen for the viewer to choose from: (A) 'DON’T SAY ANYTHING' or (B) 'TELL HIM TO SLOW DOWN’]

[Option A: Pedestrians step onto the road from behind a parked car.]

Driver: No, no, no, no, no!

[The car swerves to miss them and crashes into an oncoming car. There is a load crashing sound.]

[Neurosurgeon Dr Brian Owler appears in a dark operating room.]

Brian Owler: Bad choice. You can't predict what's ahead. And speeding increases the risk of crashing. So speak up and tell the driver to slow down. If you don't, you may never get a second chance to.

[End credits: Speeding. How sorry will you be? Don't Rush. Shows logos for Australian Medical Association and NSW Government.]

[An option box appears: ‘SEE THE OTHER OUTCOME’]

[Option B: The car travels fast down a well-lit road with lots of cars parked near the kerb. The engine noise can be heard above the sound of music playing in the car.]

Man: Hey, take it easy.

[The driver checks the speedometer.]

Driver: Ooh. Sorry, mate, that was a bit fast.

[Pedestrians step onto the road from behind a parked car.]

Driver: Oh, whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa!

[The drivers stops the car and the pedestrians raise their arms in apology]

Driver: Sorry.

[The car travels on.]

[Neurosurgeon Dr Brian Owler appears in a dark operating room.]

Brian Owler: Good choice. You can't predict what's ahead. And speeding increases the risk of crashing. If you're in a speeding car, speak up and tell the driver to slow down. If you don't, you may never get a second chance to.

[End credits: Speeding. How sorry will you be? Don't Rush. Shows logos for Australian Medical Association and NSW Government]

[An option box appears: ‘SEE THE OTHER OUTCOME’ ]

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